LGBT family planning, marriage seminar hosted Saturday

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There was a new push for equality Saturday night among gay couples in Indiana who are stuck in legal limbo.

A local non-profit hosted a two-hour seminar at Garfield Park focused on family planning within the LGBT community. The free event included presentations from family law attorneys, accountants, adoption consultants and faith groups. The goal: educate couples on their rights to make sure they're protected.

"There's so many families within the LGBT community that it seems like they've been overlooked, or it seems like there's nowhere for us to turn," said Angelica Alexander, executive director of Middle Ground, Inc. "So we felt as a company to bring resources together that not only helps us in this fight towards equality but also educates us furthermore."

Last month, hundreds of same-sex weddings were performed after a federal judge struck down Indiana's ban. But those marriages aren't being recognized while the state appeals that ruling.